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, in the house, the rosa parks bill that came to fruition today was sponsored by congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois. mr. jackson, like mr. kerry, was not around to see the unveiling of the rosa parks statue, and that's because jesse jackson jr. resign his seat in congress amid first health worries and financial worries and ultimately last week plead guilty to misappropriating campaign funds for personal use. because jesse jackson resigned his seat, in a matter of weeks somebody new is going to be there to replace him. late last night we found out who that person is likely to be. last night democrats in the second congressional district in illinois nominated robin kelly as their candidate for that seattle. they picked her by a big margin, too. she got 52% of the vote compared with 24% for her nearest challenger, former congresswoman debbie halvorson. again, because the second district is such a deep, deep blue district, whoever wins the democratic primary is pretty much expected to win the general in a couple of weeks and to become the nation's newest member of congress. former congress
and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
of michael jackson's immediate family. you're not going to believe this one. >> 16 years old by the way. >>> later on one mother in her special delivery. two separate sets of twins. who are these boys and why are they so rare? you're watching "world news now." >>> "world news now" weather brought to you by lunesta. where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache, dizziness, and morning drowsiness. ask you
the presidential, this is a heavily democratic district in illinois that used to be represented by jesse jackson jr. until he resigned. today in the primary to replace him, gun reform played a huge role in the race. we're going to have results and whatever explanation we have got about those results coming up on the show this hour. and as that illinois congressional election becomes sort of a test case for the democratic party's newfound muscularity and confidence on the issue of gun policy, well, today in washington, vice president biden kept up his very high profile schedule on this issue. the vice president taking this meeting today with a group of really not the usual suspects on the gun issue. and also today, one key legislator announced a really important decision about what is going to happen now on the gun issue. we're going to be getting to that. alaska, don't wet your pants. something is going to happen on guns. try to hold it together. >>> furthermore today in washington, the collapse of one of the weirdest d.c. republican tantrums in this era in which we have a lot of weird d.c. republi
the aisle there. sheila jackson lee is always there. and there you see senator l landrieu and they just want a moment with the the president. the and from new york, and lindsey graham getting a stop there. >> i don't know if he camped out there for hours or not. >> to camp out there and now works out at the fox, and gene schmidt a republican actually made a personal thing about being there your constituents get to see you interact with the president and i think it raises your stature. >> point out looking at the women senator, the biggest class of women, 20 women senators in the history of the senate, quite a moment. just to pick up on one point, it is going to be interesting to look at how this president deals with going across the divide. is he he the uniter as he was elected as or more confrontational figure that he's been recently, in 2011 right after he-- after the republicans won in the mid-term he said we need to move forward together or not at all. >> let me just interrupt you, this is senator mark kirk who had a stroke, from illinois. senator obama -- president obama, obviously sena
, changing lives. and when janice jackson was hit by a car at the age of 24, she was told by her doctors the only thing she would ever move again were her shoulders. after suffering an injury like that, nobody would have faulted janice for just focusing on herself but as she recovered and she regained her strength, she revolved to give that strength to others in need. janice said that from a wheelchair i decided to devote my life to women with disabilities, to tell them that even though you have limitations, you also have abilities and every day through her mentorship and through her advocacy, that's exactly what she's doing. when adam burke returned from iraq, he had earned the right to just focus on himself, he received the purple heart for wounds he received while rescuing a comrade from enemy fire. because of that attack, because of the shrapnel that tore through his head and neck, he came home a wounded warrior, suffering from traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder. but a few years later adam found himself on the family farm and noticed that it was therapeutic, coordi
night there was a special election. it was in a democratic seat to replace jesse jackson. a lot of people are scoffing about it. conservatives immediately because michael bloomberg went in. there was a candidate that was in a competitive race who was supported by the nra. bloomberg came in. and it changed everything overnight. >> he did. and he spent, i believe, $2 million on that race in a media market like chicago in a race at this level, $2 million is a lot of money. it's a lot of money anywhere. but coming in at the last minute and flood, saturate the airwaves with advertising in support of her and, you know, look. we talked about this a couple days before on the program. the mayor is a dangerous man in american politics right now for people who want to fight this battle. >> yeah, whatever you want to spend on trying to advocate for guns, he will triple, double, quadruple, he will spend more. >> he's got a limitless bank account, and as i said the other day, a lot of really smart political advisors who know that they want him to have an impact. and he cares about this. he's
! >>> you might be seeing more of michael jackson's oldest son, prince michael, that he's his name, hired as a reporter for "entertainment tonight." the lawyer for the 16-year-old says he is determined to make his own money, though he's set to inherit millions of dollars from his father's estate. >>> counting down to the oscars, just five days away, for actress jennifer lawrence she's hoping her performance in "silver linings playbook" will turn to oscar gold. >> i said i'm tired. are you going to walk me home or what? >> you mean me? >> yeah, you. are you going to walk me home? >> you have poor social skills. you have a problem. >> i have a problem? you say more inappropriate things than appropriate things. you scare people. >> i tell the truth. you'ring it shall -- >> what, i'm not telling the truth? >> our showbiz correspondent nischelle turner joins me down. sat down for a one on one interview with jennifer. tell us what she said. >> you know, carol, shooe's kin of salt of the earth. i've interviewed her several times from good, young actress to a-list superstar. now she's a front-run
hillsdale county, and others like lansing, jackson, monroe county. is there a different role that must be taken at the local level between communities? in -- >> as far as between the law enforcement agencies and the communities? >> the whole issue of security based upon the size situation of the community. >> yeah, you know, i think one of the things that definitely needs to happen is more focus on training. of course, we train police officers that work in schools, but our training's also available the school administrators. so in those community environments, the teams need to be training together. school administration, law enforcement, fire department, they need to be working together in a safety team. >> the principals are the same -- the principles are the same, but there are unique situations, right? one size doesn't fit all? >> i would say that one size does not fit all. there are very unique situations out there, yes. >> thank you. mr. bond, in your testimony you state, and i quote that the most effective way to prevent acts of violation targeted at schools is by building trust
for you, yout we've got today. some pleasant spring temperatures. oklahoma city, 67. jackson, 70. going to get up to 67 in atlanta today, with the cold air banked in over the plains and the great lakes, as that clipper comes across. that is going to bring that cold air and that moisture from the gulf and that means a big snowstorm for the northeast. how much? that remains to be seen. look for windy, wet weather in the pacific northwest. a lot of heavy rain through the texas gulf, into louisiana. snow showers around the northern plains and the western great lakes. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we have a brilliant sunrise around the reign this morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. that's a live view from the nbc 4 city camera. and the temperature at reagan national is at 35 degrees. elsewhere, it's below freezing, south of the metro area, knnort and west, generally in the mid- to upper 30s in a few locations and we'll climb to the 40s, most of the region today, lots of sun, a blustery >>> for o
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